Regional Sales Director

B2B distributors (over 32,000 companies that sell goods from manufacturers to businesses) make up a $6T industry in the US. Right now, distributors are investing in and modernizing their tech stacks in the same way you have seen direct to consumer businesses transform. Why are they doing it? They're experiencing growing competitive pressures. How are they doing it? They're partnering with Proton.

Would you like to be part of the team that is driving the heavy demand behind better, data-driven solutions for distributors? Do you have the business savvy and the technical background necessary to establish Proton as the platform driving unparalleled and fast ROI to the market?

The ideal candidate for this role is a sales executive that has successfully managed six-figure deal cycles involving C-suite professionals, including some IT stakeholders. We are looking for a track record of consistent success with 3+ years of quota-carrying experience in high ACV SaaS sales or distribution sales. We want you to feel comfortable and motivated in a high-growth startup environment, as you'll be a foundational member of our expanding sales team. If you’re ready to hop on a fast-moving train with more sales leads than we can currently juggle, join us for a career-defining adventure.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain a robust sales pipeline, fostering mostly inbound, sales qualified leads through the deal cycle from discovery to close.

  • Create and articulate compelling value propositions around Proton as a modern, CRM-like data platform built specifically for distributors.

  • Leverage your unique presentation skills to give evidence-based business proposals.

  • Expect moderate travel in a post-COVID world.

Basic Qualifications

  • Required: 3+ quota-carrying years of enterprise technology-related or distribution-related B2B sales.

  • Experience educating broad audiences (connecting stakeholders from various parts of the buying organization) about modern and complex concepts.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - our sales cycle is accelerated when managed by a consultative, organized, and persistent sales rep.

  • At a minimum, curiosity and interest in getting to know B2B distribution. Empathy for our customers drives serious credibility in our industry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a startup environment where you have a high degree of autonomy.

  • Demand generation skills - there's no upper limit to your compensation at Proton, so you're encouraged to network and develop relationships in our industry.

  • Success selling CRM-like or data-driven software platforms to large businesses.


  • Competitive salary, uncapped compensation, and equity

  • Take what you need PTO policy

  • Heavy demand and customer interest - opportunity to join a company growing >4x YoY!

  • We pay your insurance premiums

  • And much more... let's chat.

Role posted - 2021-01-07T15:24:12Z 10:24am, 7th Jan 2021 EST